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's healthcare system to the extraordinary standards of excellence it once enjoyed. over my shoulder here you can see the u.s. capitol building. in that building 535 elected representatives from every corner of america come together to debate the issues of the day. they are men and women from every religious, ethnic and family background. i look forward to watching libya develop equally strong institutions of government. education and healthcare are just two of the many areas where i see opportunities for close partnership between the united states and libya. i look forward to exploring those as we work together to build a free democratic prosperous libya. see you soon. >>> good afternoon, everyone. i'm an san francisco mayor ed lee. i want to welcome you from the bay area, from all over the country to san francisco's city hall. today we honor and celebrate ambassador john christopher stevens in this civic celebration of his life. i thank the stevens family for hosting this celebration here. amongst his many friends, his family, his colleagues from around the world who continue to reremember and
healthcare. nurses say management wants to reduce healthcare benefits, sick pay and staffing levels. the hospitals have hired contract nurses to fill in. >>> a man hit by a flurry of gunfire in oakland has serious injuries following a shootout between people in two vehicles. an assault rifle was left at the scene along with dozens of shell casings. it happened about 11:00 a.m. near mar kus foster school on west street. the school was not in session today. police say the man was dropped off at a hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. no arrests have been made. >>> veteran actor jack clugman has died. krugman costarred in the popular tv comedy the odd couple along with tony randell. he was the slob to randell's neat nick. later clogman played a coroner detective. he continued to act on broadway into his 80s. clugman's family announced his death in los angeles today. actor jack clugman was 90 years old. >>> it appears former president george h. w. bush will spend christmas in hospital. the 88-year-old has been hospitalized in houston since last month. he is reportedly being treated for
a break during the day. >> and health-care professionals say it is still a good idea. they recommend a 20-minute midday nap. they say it makes a difference at night. than a 10% of insomnia cases are chronic, and they are usually caused by work. we over lows hour days to the point where we no longer sleep well. we do not give ourselves break, and when we need more time, we take it from sleeping hours rather than from working hours. >> but some companies are ignoring the longer working day laws and have positively embraced the siesta with in their business models. the employees at this software company are encouraged to take a short play break or a nap whenever they like, but despite innovative models like this, the sea as that appears to be on the way out. now more than ever, businesses expect more from their employees. soviet is a human resources manager and has seen the economic crisis increasingly used as an excuse for a harsher management style. >> companies that used to present themselves as employee- friendly for puerto rico reasons or because their rivals were doing it as well are a
of strikes. the representatives of the california representatives and would suffecenter sutter healthcare with lingering contract disputes . 6:08 christmas day, thank you for starting off your day with the kron 4 morning news. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >> this volunteer firefighters.responding to a fire scene near rochester new york were shot. tonight two firefighters are dead.two others.hospitalized in serious condition.but expected to survive. firefighters were not allowed to even battle the massive fire for nearly six hours this
and hca healthcare over health benefits, sick pay and staffing levels. >> we are working under the old contract but we feel they should come back and negotiate with us. >> a spokesperson said the nurses decided to strike after agreeing to meet with the media. replacement nurses have been hired. >>> the final stretch for holiday travel. let's look outside to see how the roads are holding up. we have seen backups tonight. looking now at the bay bridge toll plaza. a small back up there. people going through the toll plaza lane. here is a look at the east shore freeway. here you can see the tail lights are heading away from san francisco, heading on interstate 80. those cars are moving faster than they were when we looked at this 45 minutes ago. it was grid lock then. traffic is moving better right now. it will be a white christmas for those spending the holiday in the sierra. several inches of snow have fallen and more is expected. a winter storm watch is in effect for tomorrow afternoon. tomorrow morning is the best time to go. san francisco international airport was busy but no major pr
a number of issues here in san francisco whether it was a pension a healthcare reform or whether it was planning. and i sat in on a counsel meeting one day on an item being held at the committee and the meeting was going long and we were going into public comment and one of your staff members came in and brought in the book from the e i r and you flipped to one of the pangs and start reading and i thought wow you are actually reading the entire e i r because i think most of us skim through the e i r's and skim through and but i doubt that most of us go through the e i r's and you turned to me and said, this is actually my third time reading it. that was a standard you set a bar for me when you is he that to me and that was a bar that i felt i had to be able to come close to may be not the third time but, i really do respect that. i have always admired your dedication and the faint that you don't lie to come in unprepared to an ortho argument and i do apologize that i was not able to replace chris daily in that role to continue the lively debates and discussion that is had happ
and healthcare child care programs and protect consumers and regulating lock submit and tatoo parlors but with a ms. miles will be leaving after ten years of service she has been a personal friend and mentor to me and she has spend a lot of time mentoring a lot of people in this particular champ better and she is a woman that, that i respect and it's a privilege to be able to present to her colleagues here on behalf of all of us we would like to congratulate you for recently completely ago term of the charm state assembly and the frank board of supervisors in recognition of your dead carted support and helping democratic woman this is for you my friend. congratulations you have around this.. >> actually i think there are other supervisors that would like to comment. >>> supervisor kim.
, formally known as catholic healthcare west. we've changed our name about a month ago. we have been in the city about as long as did the government. about 1854. we represent a handful of organizations which are still in san francisco operating continually over 150 years to provide all of us service. in our case, its health care at st. francis and st. mary's hospital. our familiarity with the county and government starts from the very day that the sisters of mercy, who came over from ireland, got off on a clipper ship down by north beach. within a day, they got a knock on their door where they were staying. it was members of the san francisco board of supervisors who came to ask them to open san francisco general hospital, which they did. they ran it for four years until a very familiar thing happened, and that was the county board of supervisors had a dispute about how to pay health care bills. the sisters said we've had enough of that and went on to create st. mary's hospital. as you can see, very familiar with how the city works. even then, over 150 years. it is an important issue
on that story. now national healthcare and lindsay lohan's ann particulars, 2012 was a big year for the courts. in january the supreme court ruled that before the government places a gps tracking device on your vehicle it has to get a search warrant. four months later it said that children conceived through in-vitro are not automatically entitled to benefits after the death of a parents. what the court could look like from here. doug burns a former federal prosecutor and criminal defense attorney. and john manweli, a former criminal defense attorney. waoepl mawaoepl may not influence that the high court cases influence people practicing law day-to-day. doug -rpbgs tel tell me your thoughts on the healthcare. >> a lot of the people ran out of building saying it's been struck down. it was struck down on commerce clause grounds and the necessary and proper clause grounds. jaime: it had to be. >> there it was on page 10 that it was being upheld as a tax which i agree w. the long and short of it was it's the same analysis that we rendered all yearlong. it's 2700 pages long, i'm not sure anybody und
in a lingering dispute over healthcare, benefits, and staffing issues. still ahead on the kron 4 morning news. gas prices are going down. but milk prices are going up. i'll tell you about that when we come back in just a few minutes. gabe slate tech report >> a 60 percent of us will receive at least one gift card. it is expected that $1.6 billion will be not used in 2013 after that is crazy! wasted money, i and some of us forecast that we store them or even just for that -- that we have stored them. and i guess that some of us just forecast them. however, technology to the rescue with us forgetting about them a. this free application, " to achieve wh gyft'.... is the name of the free application. up load. and it will be able to be scanned right from your phone, to the cashier. your even able to swap with other people that have was that you want. gabe slate tech report kron 4. >> families across the u-s will have to rely on other sources of entertainment after netflix's video streaming service was hit by a christmas eve outage. the company, based in los company tweet. it blames amazon's infras
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of his legacy and in terms of allowing a national health-care plan to be put in place and the congress that had approved this plan but without a single republican vote. you have the court of being determinant. you talked about going for and things like gay marriage and there are immigration issues remaining and affirmative action -- there are key votes coming up in terms of voting rights as well as admission to colleges and universities. i think chief roberts acted in such a way to protect the best interest of the corporate i don't think you'll ever hear that said publicly but i think he felt that if the court had a divided liberal conservative vote against the health care plan that had been initiated by this president and passed by congress with or without the votes, it would have made the court into a more political institution given the background of bush vs. gore in 2000 and the subsequent highly politicized both. i think he was looking out for the best interests of the court and taxation is a legitimate way to do but i was surprised that it came from a chief justice of the united
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